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split-brain

[ split-breyn ]
/ ˈsplɪtˈbreɪn /
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adjective

having, involving, or pertaining to a severed corpus callosum.

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Origin of split-brain

First recorded in 1955–60
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British Dictionary definitions for split-brain

split brain

noun

a brain in which the tracts connecting the two halves of the cerebral cortex have been surgically split or are missing from birth
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Medical definitions for split-brain

split-brain

adj.

Of, relating to, or subjected to surgical separation of the hemispheres of the brain by severing the corpus callosum.
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